Topic: Hackathon

PerHuman won the $100 categorical prize for best tech-based and coded solution for an Alexa program that would help provide better verbal feedback to people with a mental illness.

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Hack Health event spotlights mental health, fosters student innovation

September 16, 2019 0 comments

Huddled over laptops lit by colorful lines of code, around 80 students collaborated in 13 teams at the fourth annual Brown Hack Health event over the weekend.

This year, Brown Hack Health focused on issues related to the theme of emergency care. The grand prize of $500 was awarded to AutoMedic.

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Hack Health tackles emergency care

September 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

After a morning spent passionately discussing critical problems in health care, undergraduate and graduate students teamed up to devise innovative solutions to the issues they found most compelling.

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Foster ’19: Against hackathons

February 27, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Hackathons seem to be the hot new thing. A portmanteau of “hack” and “marathon,” hackathons began around the turn of the millennium when programmers gathered to solve problems related to sending data over a computer network. 

Watson to host Hack for Humanity

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Watson to host Hack for Humanity

February 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Humanitarian Innovation Initiative, or HI2, will host its first ever Hack for Humanity, an event for students to collaborate and create new ideas and technologies that address humanitarian crises around the world.

Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

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Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

September 17, 2017 1 comment

A buzz of innovation and activity characterized this year’s Brown Hack Health.

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Eat@Brown app lists dining hall menus, builds on Hack@Brown project

April 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

A team of first-years has launched an app called Eat@Brown that allows students to check the menus at campus eateries from their phones.